Shared parental leave and pay: toolkit

A toolkit providing links to materials on shared parental leave and pay, including practice notes and standard documents from the Practical Law Employment team, background materials on the public consultations, and links to further guidance from BIS and Acas.


Practice notes

Detailed information on the shared parental leave and pay schemes.


Policies and forms

Standard documents that can be adapted for use by employers.



Links to legislation on shared parental leave and pay, on and Westlaw.

Shared parental leave

Shared parental pay

Curtailment of other leave or pay

Adoptions from overseas

Surrogacy leave or pay

Consequential amendments



Queries from our subscribers (most recent first).


PLC Magazine articles

Externally-written articles first published in PLC Magazine.


External resources

Guidance and other materials from BIS and Acas on shared parental leave.


Background materials

Legal updates on the consultation and draft legislative proposals, with links to source materials.

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